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Rytons DAMRYT flood protector installation guide and demonstration
A helpful video that gives a clear demonstration on how to instal a Rytons DamRyt Vent cover (Code:DAMRYT).
Flood protector for any 9" x 3" air brick, grille and grating.
Permanently fixed frame with a 'snap' on cover that can be fitted in seconds.
Hidden seal inside the cover helps prevent water seepage.
Frame available in a choice of colours to complement external brickwork and render.
Red cover attracts attention and acts as a reminder to remove it when flood water has receded.
Colour matched frame allows your property to retain a normal appearance when not on flood alert.
Temporary cover allows necessary sub-floor ventilation in normal circumstances.
Frame manufactured from U.V. stabilised plastic to slow down the effects of sunlight.
Frame easily installed by an experienced DIYer.
Tell your insurer you have installed flood protection - it could help your premium.
You will need:
Masonry drill bit
8no masonry wall plug
High adhesive exterior silicone sealant
Installing the permanent DamRyt™ frame:
Position the frame aperture level and central over the air brick or grille and mark all screw hole positions.
Drill screw holes using a suitable masonry drill bit and insert a wall plug into each hole.
Brush away brick dust and debris.
Break off the screw caps and place safely to one side.
Turn the frame over and fill the silicone trap (the gutter surrounding the aperture) with sealant.
Place the frame back against the wall and screw into position.
To seal any gaps between the brickwork and the frame run another bead of sealant around the inside edge of the frame aperture.
Push the screw caps into the counter sunk screw holes to finish.
Installing the temporary DamRyt™ cover:
With tabs pointing upwards position the cover over the frame and snap together top and bottom.
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Rytons are a manufacturer of natural building ventilation. We make anything from specialist acoustic core ventilators to standard air bricks and louvre grilles.